7 Foods With (Almost) Zero Calories

7 Foods With (Almost) Zero Calories

Calorie counting, Dieting, Food, How To Estimate Calories, Uncategorized
Imagine this: It's 2:30PM. You're at your desk, half-awake, trying to get work done but honestly bored the hell out of your mind. You're looking for a pick-me-up. A distraction. You know you're not really hungry because you had a decent lunch, but you still want to munch on something. What do you do? Grab a Snickers bar, right? Hell no. Throw those empty calories away. And munch on these snacks with zero calories. (more…)
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Healthy Foods – How Do You Know?

Healthy Foods – How Do You Know?

Calorie counting, Dieting, How To Estimate Calories, Tips and Tricks, Uncategorized
The other day, I was bored and scrolling down my Facebook the other day (as 99% of all millennials do nowadays) and came upon a post about "healthy foods", shared by one of my friends: Wow, this seems like a really helpful post! If only I could just download all of these images, I'd know exactly when and where to eat Banana-Peanut Butter Toast and Yogurt With Whole Grain Cereal! I should frame them up on my wall, too. And my refrigerator. And save them to my phone, so I can have them handy every single time I go out for food. Except... food doesn't work like that. Especially in the context of dieting. You hear people all the time say things like "Is Chipotle healthy?" or "are avocados good for…
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5 Smart Ways To Avoid Overeating

5 Smart Ways To Avoid Overeating

Calorie counting, Dieting, How To Estimate Calories, Tips and Tricks, Weight loss
So you had a target amount of calories for the day. But your office had free pizza today, so you took a slice. And you got tired in the afternoon, and grabbed a piece of chocolate. And one thing led to another, and... you overate. Dangit. What do you do now? Eat more, because f*** it, you didn't meet your goal anyway right? No, stupid. You sit your butt down and read this article to help you avoid overeating in the future. (more…)
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Recipe: Sweet Chili Chicken Stirfry

Recipe: Sweet Chili Chicken Stirfry

Dieting, Food, How To Estimate Calories, Recipes, Tips and Tricks, Uncategorized
A lot of people don't find success counting calories because they're not sure exactly how much of each food they're consuming. If you're off the mark by, say... 25%, that can add up to 500 calories a day, which adds up to 1 lb difference a week! Here's the thing about calorie counting: it's really freakin' easy to count if you cook for yourself.  It's so easy, even the Geico cavemen could do it. Why? (more…)
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How to Estimate Calories: BBQ

How to Estimate Calories: BBQ

Calorie counting, Dieting, Food, How To Estimate Calories, Uncategorized, Weight loss
One of the most daunting things about counting calories is the lack of knowledge on how to do it when you're eating out. Sure, chains like McDonald's and Chick-Fil-A have started putting their nutritional information online, but what do you do if you go to a more local place that doesn't have that info? Just throw your hands up in the air and eat whatever? Hell no. That's why I'm here to help. (more…)
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